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Wednesday, 11 December 2013

Workplace justice denied as ET claims plummet

As critics of the introduction of an excessive fee regime for Employment Tribunals had predicted, there has been a sharp decline in the number of claims submitted. LRD reports that on official statistics showing the number of employment tribunal claims issued between the launch of tribunal fees on 29 July 2013 and September 2013. Claims peaked in July at 7,307, plummeting to around 1,000 in September. The judgment in UNISON’s High Court judicial review challenge to the fees is imminent: